The majestic Danube River connects Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. Just 40 miles downriver from Vienna, the historic city of Bratislava rises above the Danubian plain.
In early September, China will host the 2016 G20 Leaders' Summit in its scenic city of Hangzhou.
The next United Nations secretary-general should not only be able to lead but to wield enough clout to make a global difference.
Bangladeshis being trafficked to other countries is a tragic and all too familiar story.
The appointment of Audrey Tang (唐鳳), a self-styled "civic hacker" involved in several online projects on public participation in policy discussions, as a minister without portfolio was seen as a "bold" attempt by the Cabinet to move the government's policy on the digital economy forward.
We've come a long way since women's suffrage was finally recognized in 1948 with the passage of the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights, but we've still ways to go.
A victory of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in the upcoming U.S. presidential election would have serious repercussions not just on Filipinos in America but also on Philippine-American relations.
The World Bank (WB), at the end of April this year, had some very encouraging things to say about the Bangladesh economy.
Forget suicide jackets, or 19-tonne trucks driven by homicidal maniacs -- as happened in Nice on July 14. The latest 'weapon of terror' triggering a paroxysm of fear and loathing across parts of Europe is the burkini.
Of late, discussion of Hong Kong's possible independence from China has been in the air, a cause no serious politician has espoused since the former British colony returned to Chinese sovereignty in 1997. What happened?1